"Ben lived in a very large house with his very large family. But Ben had a bee in his bonnet. All Ben really wanted was his very large family to celebrate his birthday. So Ben left his room to ask them, one by one. BUT ..." And so begins this delightful new picture book story. Ben feels that his birthday has been forgotten and that everyone is too busy to give him any attention. Until he gets a surprise at the end! This picture book uses popular cliches or expressions to keep the text moving at a fast and interesting pace. So not only are children being introduced to sayings but they will enjoy the rythmical feel of the book. Kim's vibrant illustrations match the words perfectly. An endearing story from a fabulous new team; a new author and a much-loved illustrator.